The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum hosts live music throughout the year, including its regular Songwriter Sessions and Musician Spotlights and stylistically varied performances in its 800-seat CMA Theater. The Museum's unparalleled collection of historically and culturally unique resources includes classic and current country music film and TV performances and more, ranging from the 1920s to the present.
THE BLACK OPRY: BONUS TRACKS • LIVE AT THE HALL, 2022
Recording artists and songwriters the Kentucky Gentlemen, Nikki Morgan, Aaron Vance, and Julie Williams, all involved with the Black Opry, share their songs and the stories behind them. Founded in April 2021 as a digital home for Black Americana music, blues, country, and folk artists and fans, t...
CMT’s Next Women of Country: Concert and Conversation • Live at the Hall, 2022
CMT executive Leslie Fram hosts this showcase and discussion featuring recording artists and songwriters Priscilla Block, Ashland Craft, Miko Marks, Lily Rose, and Hailey Whitters, all involved in the media brand’s Next Women of Country campaign, which highlights up-and-coming female country arti...
Outlaws and Armadillos: Country's Roaring 70's • Opening Concert
This concert marks the opening weekend of the major exhibition "Outlaws & Armadillos: Country’s Roaring '70s" in 2018 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The exhibit shines a light on an era of cultural and artistic exchange between Nashville, Tennessee, and Austin, Texas—one built on c...
Bill Anderson Co-Writers Round • Live at the Hall, 2022
Bobby Tomberlin, Buddy Cannon, and Erin Enderlin share songs behind their co-writes with Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson in celebration of Anderson’s new exhibit, Bill Anderson: As Far as I Can See. Performances include “Someday It Will All Make Sense,” “Nothing Was Better Than Yo...
Bobby Tomberlin, Buddy Cannon, and Erin Enderlin, 'Live at the Hall,' 2022
Bobby Tomberlin, Buddy Cannon, and Erin Enderlin share songs and stories from their co-writes with Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson—in celebration of Anderson’s new exhibit, “Bill Anderson: As Far as I Can See.” Performances include chart-toppers such as George Strait’s “Give It Aw...
Daniel Tashian and Ian Fitchuk • Live at the Hall, 2022
Daniel Tashian and Ian Fitchuk, who collaborated with Kacey Musgraves to write and produce both her CMA-, ACM-, and Grammy-winning album “Golden Hour” and her 2021 album, “Star-Crossed,” perform and answer audience questions during this program.
Part of the Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series, thi...
Nicolle Galyon • Live at the Hall, 2022
Singer-songwriter Nicolle Galyon takes questions from the audience, performs, and tells stories behind a selection of songs she’s written, including chart-toppers like Miranda Lambert’s “Automatic,” Kenny Chesney’s “All The Pretty Girls,” and Dan + Shay’s “Tequila.”
Part of the Museum’s “Live at ...
BR549 and Guests in Concert • Honky Tonkin’: Twenty Years on Lower Broad
BR549, Greg Garing, Paul Burch & the WPA Ball Club, and R.B. Morris celebrate the twentieth anniversary of a musical revival in the honky-tonks of Nashville’s Lower Broadway with a concert in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s CMA Theater.
To begin the program, held on September 20, 201...
BIG NIGHT (At the Museum)
During the feature-length BIG NIGHT (At the Museum)—filmed in 2020 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and produced in partnership with YouTube—some of country and roots music’s brightest stars render timeless songs using priceless instruments from the Museum's collection.
First Ladies of Bluegrass in Concert, 2019
The First Ladies of Bluegrass—Alison Brown, Becky Buller, Sierra Hull, Missy Raines, and Molly Tuttle—share the stage at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s CMA Theater during this 2019 concert, a rare collective performance from the first women to win the International Bluegrass Music As...
CMT Next Women of Country 2019 • Concert and Conversation
Members of CMT’s Next Women of Country—Hannah Ellis, Lainey Wilson, Mickey Guyton, Caylee Hammack, and Rachel Wammack—gather at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on June 7, 2019, to share stories and songs. CMT senior vice president of music strategy Leslie Fram hosts.
Hannah Ellis talks...
Dom Flemons • Musician Spotlight, 2018
Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and founding Carolina Chocolate Drops member Dom Flemons—whose 2018 solo album, "Black Cowboys" earned a Grammy nomination and Blues Music Award—takes the stage at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's CMA Theater for a Musician Spotlight.
The Nashville Cats in Concert
Original Nashville Cats David Briggs, Mac Gayden, Lloyd Green, Kenny Malone, Wayne Moss, and Norbert Putnam, led by Country Music Hall of Fame member Charlie McCoy, come back together for a 2015 concert celebrating an influential musical era and its two pivotal stars, Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash. T...
Conversation and Performance: Lyle Lovett • Live at the Hall, 2022
Four-time Grammy winner Lyle Lovett sits down with Elizabeth Cook to discuss his new album, 12th of June, his first album in ten years. Lovett explains how growing up in Houston, Texas, and fatherhood affect his music, and performs songs including “Pants Is Overrated,” “12th of June,” and “Pig Me...
Lee Ann Womack • Songs and Interview, 2017
In conversation with the Museum’s Peter Cooper, Lee Ann Womack talks about her album “The Lonely, the Lonesome, and the Gone” (recorded at Houston’s legendary SugarHill studios, where Lightnin’ Hopkins, George Jones, Willie Nelson, and many others recorded), and about songwriting, her East Texas ...
Martina McBride and Friends Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2022
These bonus tracks are part of a larger program featuring Martina McBride performing, discussing her creative process, and sharing the stories behind her music with songwriters and collaborators Leslie Satcher, husband-and-wife songwriters Chris Lindsey and Aimee Mayo, and Brett Warren. At the re...
Live at the Hall: Kenny Lovelace, “Nashville Cats,” 2022
Kenny Lovelace, who has been Jerry Lee Lewis’s bandleader and right-hand man, shares stories about his career and his relationship with Lewis in this interview and performance. Lovelace and a small band perform four musical numbers following the interview: “What’s Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made ...
Jon Pardi • Songwriter Session, 2017
Country singer Jon Pardi—whose self-penned hits include “Head Over Boots” and “Heartache on the Dance Floor”—shares live songs and answers audience questions during an intimate 2017 Songwriter Session at the Museum, presented in support of the exhibition “American Currents: The Music of 2016,” wh...
Frank Ray • ‘Live at the Hall,’ 2022
Songwriter and recording artist Frank Ray shares songs and stories in this online episode of “Live at the Hall,” filmed April 23, 2022. The BBR Music Group Recording Artist’s singles include “Country’d Look Good on You,” “Streetlights,” and his 2018 song, “Tequila Mockingbird.” Having grown up in...
Bakersfield Sound • California Country Special Concert
Presented in support of "The Bakersfield Sound: Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country," the special concert "Under Your Spell Again: The Sounds of Bakersfield” features veteran singers and songwriters who were active in the influential 1940s-1960s scene around Bakersfield, California,...
Del McCoury Band Plays 'Del and Woody' • Concert, 2016
The Del McCoury Band performs songs from the 2016 album “Del and Woody”—built on original lyrics by Woody Guthrie, and melodies by McCoury—during a 2016 concert at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, presented during the Americana Music Association’s AmericanaFest conference.
During the c...
Sam Phillips Tribute Concert • Boppin’ The Blues
JD McPherson, the Planet Rockers, Margo Price, Webb Wilder, and others share the stage during the tribute concert “Boppin’ The Blues: A Celebration Of Sam Phillips,” held at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to mark the closing of the exhibition “Flyin' Saucers and Rock and Roll: The Cosm...
Priscilla Renea • Songwriter Session, 2018
Priscilla Renea performs songs she’s written for Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Pitbull, and Kesha, among others, during this intimate Songwriter Session at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, recorded on July 28, 2018.
The set list includes “Somethin’ Bad” (...
Caitlyn Smith • Live at the Hall, 2022
Recording artist and songwriter Caitlyn Smith performs and tells stories behind some of the songs she has written. Part of the Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series, this live performance was recorded on June 11, 2022.
During the show, Smith talks about moving to Nashville to pursue music, her song...